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epigynous

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adjective epig·y·nous \i-ˈpi-jə-nəs, e-\

Definition of epigynous

  1. 1 of a floral organ :  adnate to the surface of the ovary and appearing to grow from the top of it

  2. 2 :  having epigynous floral organs

epigyny

play \-nē\ noun


1830

First Known Use of epigynous

1830


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